Rockwell Collins names Mini-Circuits as top supplier for 2018

Mini-Circuits named Rockwell Collins' Supplier of the Year 2018

Rockwell Collins named Mini-Circuits as its President’s Award winner at the 2018 Supplier Conference. Pictured left to right: Wayne Flory, Molly O’Brien, John Day, Mark Roskopf (Mini-Circuits), Corey Kemp, Steve Scheinkopf (Mini-Circuits), Jay Gallagher, Cathy Kiefer, Amanda Holtey, Bruce King. Not pictured from Mini-Circuits: Harvey Kaylie, Ted Heil.
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  • Eleven additional suppliers recognized at conference

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (March 7, 2018) – Rockwell Collins has named Mini-Circuits of Brooklyn, New York, as its top supplier and President’s Award winner for 2018. The award was presented at the Rockwell Collins Supplier Conference on March 6.

“Mini-Circuits has been one of our key suppliers for more than 30 years,” said Wayne Flory, vice president of Material & Supply for Rockwell Collins. “Their strong obsolescence management plan was a major factor in why they were selected as our President’s Award recipient, as well as our Electronic Component Supplier of the Year.”

Mini-Circuits is a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of RF and microwave components and systems for commercial, industrial, medical, space and military applications from DC to 50 GHz. Mini-Circuits' 27 product lines comprise thousands of off-the-shelf and custom models supporting more than 20,000 customers worldwide.

A model for the Rockwell Collins supply base, the President’s Award winner best exhibits the five core supply chain values: quality, delivery, total cost of ownership, lead time and customer service. In addition, this award winner continuously meets and exceeds performance metrics to improve and empower excellence for the future.

In addition to the President’s Award, Rockwell Collins also recognized supplier excellence in the areas of relationships, commitment and innovation, which align with Rockwell Collins’ vision and corporate values. This year’s Vision & Values award recipients include:

  • Relationships
    Shennan Circuits Co., Ltd., Shenzhen, China
  • Commitment
    Avnet, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona
  • Innovation
    AeroAntenna Technology, Inc., Chatsworth, California

Supplier of the Year Awards were also presented to the following nine companies that made significant contributions in their respective categories:

  • Assemblies
    EUROAVIONICS USA, Sarasota, Florida
  • Corporate/Employee Services
    Executive Technology, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona
  • Development & Engineering Services
    AKKA Technologies, Paris, France
  • Electrical Build to Print
    Samtec, Inc., New Albany, Indiana
  • Electronic Components
    Mini-Circuits, Brooklyn, New York
  • Facilities Support Services
    TEK Products, Long Lake, Minnesota
  • Manufacturing & Product Support
    APX Plastics, Inc., Arlington, Texas
  • Mechanical Build to Print
    Moldtronics, Inc., Downers Grove, Illinois
  • Value Add Suppliers
    Apollo Aerospace Components, Moonachie, New Jersey

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